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    2013 5-Spot Float CTD volume reducer not enough?

    Running recommended sag of 15 mm, I use up all the travel on mild trail rides. Tried running 13 mm and still uses up all the travel and seems to blow through mid stroke.
    There is a spacer already installed inside, but is a bigger one needed for someone at 185 pounds geared up?
    I don't think the home made shim mod won't work on this shock from what I read.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Strafer.2 View Post
    Running recommended sag of 15 mm, I use up all the travel on mild trail rides. Tried running 13 mm and still uses up all the travel and seems to blow through mid stroke.
    There is a spacer already installed inside, but is a bigger one needed for someone at 185 pounds geared up?
    I don't think the home made shim mod won't work on this shock from what I read.
    You may need one. I have a 2011 spot that came with a reducer installed but I found I needed to "shim the can" as well. What size is in there now?
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    When I checked with Turner about the same in my 2012 I was told they ship with the 0.60" spacer. Which is denoted as the most linear curve for the 7.5 x 2 shock with LV can. I've been considering 0.80".

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    Quote Originally Posted by dhzion View Post
    When I checked with Turner about the same in my 2012 I was told they ship with the 0.60" spacer. Which is denoted as the most linear curve for the 7.5 x 2 shock with LV can. I've been considering 0.80".
    Wish we had the option of the spacer when ordering.
    The kit has 5 spacers, of which 3 are useless.
    Length Travel Eyelet No Spacer 0.20"^3 0.40"^3 0.60"^3 0.80"^3 0.92"^3
    7.500 2.000 LV 2.4 2.5 2.7 2.9 3.1 3.3

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    I think what they chose is likely a generalized best fit to the masses, but I asked the same question, "most linear for who?". I'm ~225 lbs. ready to ride. The bike still pedals really well due to the nature of the DW but once it gets to midstroke it blows through kinda fast.

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